BJ North is the Executive Vice President, Retail Banking/Lending Group Manager of Plumas Bank. She joined Plumas Bank in 2008 to oversee the Bank’s branch network, marketing and investment services. Ms. North brings over 35 years of banking experience to Plumas Bank and specializes in business and product development. She is a Certified Associate of Emergenetics International, specializing in analyzing, identifying and leveraging the way people think and behave. Prior to her position at Plumas Bank, Ms. North was the Chief Advancement Officer for Truckee Meadows Community College; prior to this she was the Senior Vice President for Adagio Trust. Ms. North received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education and her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno. Ms. North is involved in various international, national and local organizations. She is a member of the International Women's Forum and has served/serves on numerous boards including the Northern Nevada Medical Center’s Board of Governors, Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada, the American Heart Association, the Renown Community Advisory Board, the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), Western Industrial Nevada (WIN), the Washoe County School District Investment Committee, the Nevada Commission on Post-Secondary Education, and the Nevada Humane Society. Ms. North has been recognized both nationally and locally with the Jefferson Award for community and public volunteerism.